Medical Editor at Healthline Media (REMOTE)

Toronto, ON

Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description


At a Glance:

Medical News Today, part of Healthline Media, is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented Medical Editor to join the Drug Content team. As a Medical Editor, Drug Content, you will be instrumental in creating and maintaining superior consumer-facing articles on prescription and over-the-counter medications. You will perform comprehensive editing of original content written by pharmacists. You will also revise, optimize, and update existing drug information articles.

Join the world’s fastest-growing digital health platform, with a global audience of more than 200 million monthly readers. Healthline is one of the largest brands within the Red Ventures portfolio and includes prestigious digital properties such as, Medical News Today, and Greatist. We’re looking for a wide range of talent to help us continue to build a stronger, healthier world.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work with the in-house team of editorial and SEO professionals to build article outlines
  • Translate complex pharmaceutical text into language accessible to consumers while adhering to Medical News Today editorial standards
  • Work closely with freelance pharmacist writers and medical reviewers, carefully reviewing and incorporating comments and revisions
  • Develop questions for medical reviewers to ensure accuracy and accessibility of content
  • Manage workflow for assigned articles through writing, medical review, and copy edit stages to ensure adherence to deadlines
  • Brainstorm ways to improve drug articles and make them even more useful for readers
  • Track issues that arise and discuss with team members to address and resolve
  • Participate in team meetings to develop content goals and strategy
Job Requirements
What We’re Looking For:

Bachelor’s degree
3+ years relevant professional experience as a medical editor working on consumer content, preferably in digital patient education or for a consumer health website
Exceptional analytical, research, writing, and editing skills
Creativity and a passion for editing, with strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail
Ability to read and interpret research studies and drug PIs
Familiarity with SEO concepts and best practices
Experience working with medical writers and clinician writers and reviewers in an editorial capacity
Experience working with freelancers
Proficiency in MS Word and Excel, as well as cloud-based workflow programs
Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven department
We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.